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POV45: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for Families With Related Children Under 18 by Family Structure: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  Families (total) (10) Married-couple families (11) Families with a male householder, no wife present Families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
38,962 12,068 31.0 26,490 5,052 19.1 2,676 1,070 40.0 9,796 5,946 60.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
32,983 9,881 30.0 22,428 4,119 18.4 2,236 868 38.8 8,319 4,894 58.8
      Inside principal cities 12,498 4,989 39.9 7,550 1,890 25.0 911 430 47.3 4,038 2,669 66.1
      Outside principal cities 20,485 4,891 23.9 14,877 2,229 15.0 1,325 438 33.0 4,282 2,225 52.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,979 2,187 36.6 4,062 932 22.9 440 203 46.0 1,476 1,053 71.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,826 1,814 26.6 4,627 642 13.9 446 170 38.0 1,753 1,002 57.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,150 1,634 26.6 4,136 574 13.9 392 143 36.5 1,621 917 56.6
      Inside principal cities 1,969 871 44.2 998 238 23.8 153 77 50.2 819 556 67.9
      Outside principal cities 4,181 764 18.3 3,138 336 10.7 240 67 27.8 803 361 45.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 676 179 26.5 491 69 14.0 54 26 (B) 132 84 64.0
Midwest 8,556 2,516 29.4 5,781 921 15.9 639 249 38.9 2,135 1,346 63.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,663 1,880 28.2 4,474 645 14.4 481 181 37.6 1,709 1,054 61.7
      Inside principal cities 2,418 966 40.0 1,411 294 20.8 186 97 52.2 821 575 70.0
      Outside principal cities 4,246 914 21.5 3,063 351 11.5 295 84 28.4 888 479 54.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,892 636 33.6 1,307 276 21.1 159 68 42.8 426 292 68.4
South 14,344 4,928 34.4 9,403 1,979 21.0 952 423 44.4 3,989 2,526 63.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,790 3,868 32.8 7,750 1,545 19.9 772 334 43.3 3,267 1,988 60.8
      Inside principal cities 4,364 1,849 42.4 2,565 682 26.6 299 141 47.3 1,500 1,025 68.3
      Outside principal cities 7,426 2,019 27.2 5,185 863 16.6 474 193 40.7 1,767 963 54.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,554 1,060 41.5 1,653 434 26.2 180 88 49.1 722 538 74.5
West 9,236 2,811 30.4 6,679 1,509 22.6 638 229 35.9 1,918 1,073 55.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,379 2,498 29.8 6,067 1,355 22.3 591 209 35.4 1,722 934 54.3
      Inside principal cities 3,747 1,304 34.8 2,576 676 26.2 273 115 42.2 898 513 57.2
      Outside principal cities 4,632 1,194 25.8 3,491 679 19.4 317 94 29.6 824 421 51.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 856 312 36.5 612 154 25.1 48 20 (B) 197 138 70.4

Division (31)
 
New England
1,813 405 22.3 1,280 134 10.4 113 42 37.7 420 229 54.4
Middle Atlantic 5,013 1,409 28.1 3,346 509 15.2 334 127 38.1 1,332 773 58.0
East North Central 6,030 1,824 30.3 3,979 621 15.6 450 184 40.9 1,601 1,020 63.7
West North Central 2,525 692 27.4 1,802 301 16.7 189 65 34.1 534 326 61.1
South Atlantic 7,362 2,221 30.2 4,803 817 17.0 474 193 40.7 2,085 1,212 58.1
East South Central 2,223 875 39.4 1,431 313 21.9 147 92 62.4 645 471 73.0
West South Central 4,759 1,831 38.5 3,169 849 26.8 331 138 41.8 1,259 843 67.0
Mountain 2,895 903 31.2 2,099 468 22.3 182 65 35.8 614 369 60.1
Pacific 6,341 1,908 30.1 4,580 1,040 22.7 456 164 36.0 1,305 704 53.9

Poverty Footnotes


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